Salary of a Licensed CAM in Florida
Updated: Feb 22
How much money does a community association manager (CAM) make in Florida?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2019 reported the average salary of a licensed Community Association Manager in Florida was approximately $70,257 per year with this salary varying dependent on location and experience.
What Does A CAM Do?
CAM are responsible for overseeing and managing condominiums, homeowners’ associations, planned unit developments, cooperatives, timeshares and mobile home parks. In Florida, CAM are required to satisfactorily complete an 16 hours pre-license online course or class prior to taking the State exam. All salary data presented here is from 2019.
As might be expected, there are great variations between the salaries that Community Association Managers are able to command across the entire state. In some regions, salaries are considerably higher than in other parts of the state, and, of course, entry level workers are paid significantly less than highly experienced professionals who have been working in the industry for some time.
The average yearly salary for CAM in Florida ranges from $36,521 for the 10% of workers who are at the lowest-paid end of the wages spectrum up to $132,165 for the 10% of employees who are in the highest-paid sector according to the BLS.
Metropolitan Area Pay Variations
There are some distinct variations in CAM salary depending on which metropolitan area employees are working in. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, CAM in Tampa only earn an average of $61,040 annually, however further north in Tallahassee, the average salary per year stands at a considerably higher $69,410. Average earnings annually come out at $66,370 in Miami but in Ocala to the north, CAM average salaries were noticeably lower, being only $53,900 a year. The Naples and Marco island area boasts the highest CAM salaries of all, standing at $72,400 per year on average.